NCC: Nigerians tell Danbatta at tenure renewal

NCC: Nigerians tell Danbatta at tenure renewal

The telecom industry has been on wild jubilation since last week, the federal government announced the reappointment of the current Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerians Communications Commission, NCC, Prof Umah Danbatta. Read also: Technology: Twitter launches ‘voice tweet’ Danbatta whose five years tenure is about to end, having being appointed August 4, 2015, and confirmed by the Senate on…

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Technology: Twitter launches ‘voice tweet’

Technology: Twitter launches ‘voice tweet’

TECHNOLOGY: Twitter, on Wednesday, launched a new add-on to its package, which allows users to record and tweet voice notes. In a statement on its blog, Twitter said: “Sometimes 280 characters (maximum per tweet) aren’t enough and some conversational nuances are lost in translation. Read also: Trump attacks John Bolton, who calls him not ‘fit’ for office “So starting today…

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New electricity tariff regime starts in July, FG tells Senate

New electricity tariff regime starts in July, FG tells Senate

THE Federal Government told the Senate Tuesday that the new increment on electricity tariff would take off next month, July. The government has also said that the central root issue responsible for the epileptic situation in the Power Sector has to do with the clear lack of Central Coordination within the Sector. Read also: Establishment of Nigerian Army University- Senate…

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Nigeria improves in U.S. fiscal transparency assessment

Nigeria improves in U.S. fiscal transparency assessment

The United States has classified Nigeria among 14 countries that made “significant progress” towards meeting its minimum fiscal transparency requirements in 2019. The classification came in the 2020 Fiscal Transparency Report released by the U.S. Department on State on Monday. Read also: COVID-19: FG lists conditions for reopening of schools Recall that the document, released annually, assesses budget transparency of…

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Coronavirus tamed in 50 countries globally, see full list

As at Thursday 21 May coronavirus has infected over 5,122,000 people in countries around the world, and killed over 330, 000 people globally. The United States, Russia, Brazil, UK, Spain are the most affected countries by the deadly virus which has thrown the world into a scary pandemic. READ ALSO: Chinese scientists discovers new potent drug for coronavirus However, with…

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Scary! Meet The ‘Tree Man’ Koswara Who Grew Tree Branches On His Limbs [Video]

Dede Koswara “Tree man” died in the Hasan Sadikin hospital in Badung, Indonesia, on the morning of January 30. Koswara suffered from a rare disease, Lewandowsky-Lutz dysplasia, which results in uncontrolled human papilloma virus (HPV) infections and the growth of scaly warts resembling tree bark. The disease was so severe Koswara’s hands and feet were covered with more than 13lbs of warts also called “cutaneous…

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REOPENING: Four things schools should focus on

These are some things schools should focus on after reopening. It is imperative when schools reopen,that we do not aim for an immediate “return to normal” but a transition that enables our children to feel a sense of safety, security and belonging. Our children have been through a challenging and disruptive period and we need to consider their emotional needs if…

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Coronavirus Vaccines: Hope rises as China approves human trials

Hope rises as China approves coronavirus vaccines for human trial

Recent reliable reports suggest that China has approved early-stage human tests for two experimental coronavirus vaccines as it fights to contain imported cases and prevent a second wave of COVID-19 in the country. The covid-19 outbreak which has shaken the world started in Wuhan city of China in December 2019 and killed over 3000 people in the country before spreading…

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Water FOUND on Mars: NASA discovers ancient polar ice cap

Water FOUND on Mars: NASA discovers ancient polar ice cap

A landmark NASA study has discovered an enormous deposit of water-ice locked within the surface of Mars. The research comes from radar information garnered from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, depicting ancient ice sheets buried deep beneath the Red Planet’s north pole. And the NASA researchers also report conclusive evidence these ice caps wax and wane as a result of the tilt and…

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Europe warns US against Iran escalation as tensions mount

Europe warns US against Iran escalation as tensions mount

Europe on Monday urged the US not to further escalate tensions over the Iran nuclear deal, with Britain issuing a stark warning of the risk of conflict erupting “by accident” in the Gulf. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a last-minute visit to Brussels where he met his counterparts from Britain, France and Germany — the three European signatories…

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